Title

Accuracy of outpatient service data for activity-based funding in New South Wales, Australia

RIS ID

114745

Publication Details

Munyisia, E., Reid, D. & Yu, P. (2017). Accuracy of outpatient service data for activity-based funding in New South Wales, Australia. Health Information Management Journal, 46 (2), 78-86.

Abstract

which in turn may affect the quality of treatment provided to clients due to the possibility of underfunding the organisation. To reduce errors or achieve an errorfree environment, there is a need to improve the naming convention of data elements, their descriptions and alignment with the national standard classification of outpatient services. It is also important to support healthcare workers in their data entry by embedding safeguards in the electronic documentation system such as flags for inaccurate data elements.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1833358316678957